December 4, 2022

Highway Department

11/1/2022 – Job Openings

Union County Highway Department is requesting applications for three (3) FTE (Full Time Employee) Hwy. III Maintenance workers.  Applications will be received until the positions are filled.  Applications are available at the Union County Highway Department, 501 E. Pleasant Street, Elk Point, SD 57025.  If interested, call (605) 356-2351, stop at the Highway Department, email [email protected], or write for information at the address listed.

A Class “A” CDL Driver license is required along with a clean driving record.  Expectations of this FTE are a positive attitude, excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, ability to work under pressure, interact positively with others and communicate positively with the public.

Union County offers competitive salaries with an excellent benefit program.  Union County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Road Closure – CR#09
County Road #09 (northeast of Elk Point) is closed to thru traffic with a full closure from 480 Avenue east to 481 Avenue,
south on 481 Avenue to 326 Street for culvert replacements.

Rural Access Infrastructure information is available at the following link:

Union County Highway Department

501 E. Pleasant Street

Elk Point, SD 57025-2159

Office Phone: (605) 356-2351

Shop Phone: (605) 356-3251

FAX: (605) 356-2348

Email: [email protected]

Winter Office Hours

October 30, 2022 – March 25, 2023

Monday – Friday (Excluding Holidays)

7:30 A.M. –4:00 P.M.

Office Staff

Highway Superintendent: Jerry Buum – [email protected]

Executive Secretary: Cristy Harkness – [email protected]

Administrative Assistant: Samantha Langley – [email protected]


Elk Point Crew

Bob Bradshaw

Larry Clark

Doug Irwin

Paul Limoges

Oliver Morris

Jeff Noteboom – Assistant Superintendent

Dale Steckelberg



Alcester Shop

110 Ofstad Street

Alcester, SD 57001

Shop Phone: (605) 934-2210

Fax: (605) 934-2209

Alcester Crew

Richard Beeler – Road Foreman

Riley Ericson

Josh Homandberg

Dale Jurrens

Derek Lykken

Verlyn Portz



Various Permits:
Please fill out the forms listed below and email to [email protected]
Application for permit within and/or across the right of way of Union County Highways:
Utility ROW Permit 01.27.2020
Oversize/Overwidth Permit:
_Moving Permit Fillable (Sample)

The links below are not completely functional at this time


2016 Union County Structure Map


Union County Highway System Map

2007 Union County System 2012 June 18


For South Dakota Interstate & Highway closures

South Dakota Motor Carrier Enforcement

South Dakota Driver’s License Information

Preparedness Guides

National Weather Service – Sioux Falls

Big Sioux River Hydrology




Last updated on November 30, 2022 4:28 pm